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Winter Use Adaptive Management Program: Human Dimensions

Background and Area of Focus

The Human Dimensions Working Group will make recommendations to the NPS on the design of an updated monitoring strategy that 1) measures and evaluates the impacts of winter use on the visitor experience, and other relevant publics, and 2) assesses changes in winter visitation under the new winter use plan and how such changes impact park resources.

Meeting Notes
February 18, 2014 Meeting Notes
April 10, 2014 Meeting Notes
April 28, 2014 Meeting Notes


Monitoring Strategy
Other Supporting Materials

Did You Know?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.